On September 7th, Arashi’s Matsumoto Jun (28) attended a press conference for his starring stage play, “Aa, Koya”.
This is his first play in five years and he will once again be starring in Ninagawa Yukio’s play. Speaking of this fact, Matsumoto commented, “After the completion of our previous play, Ninagawa told me, ‘If we don’t collaborate anytime soon, I’m going to die’. I am looking forward to it,” speaking of his anticipation with collaborating with Ninagawa once again.
Matsumoto will play a young boxer for this play and revealed that he has been readily hitting the gym since March. He revealed, “It’s a fresh experience. I want to keep going until the opening day,” and showed his ambition to work out his body. Koide Keisuke (27) will play the role of the rival and he stated, “I’m excited to exchange some blows,” and displayed his competitive nature to the audience.
This play will begin on October 29th at the Saitama Art Theater.
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Source: Tokyohive, Sanspo